December 14th, 2019

Two students rushed to hospital after school bus crash in northern Alberta


By The Canadian Press on December 2, 2019.

SMOKY LAKE, Alta. – Two students were rushed to hospital today after a school bus and a truck-mounted crane collided on an Alberta highway.

Alberta Health Services says one of the students was in critical condition and had to be airlifted from the crash site near Smoky Lake, about 115 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.

Ross Hunter, a spokesman for Aspen View Public Schools, says the remaining students were taken to hospital as a precaution.

He says district officials were working to confirm how many students were on the bus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 2, 2019.

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